mache

or mâche

[ mahsh ]
/ mɑʃ /

noun

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CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THESE WORDS FROM "LITTLE WOMEN"

"Little Women" may be a classic, but that doesn't mean we all know the meanings of the vocab words from the book. Can you define these words correctly and make Jo proud?
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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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