mache

or mâche

[mahsh]

Origin of mache

1820–30; < French mâche, perhaps by apheresis (or by association with mâcher to chew) from dial. pomache, with same sense, perhaps < Vulgar Latin *pōmasca, derivative of Latin pōmum fruit
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