mache also mâche (mäsh)
Any of several plants of the genus Valerianella, especially a Eurasian annual (V. locusta) having small, white to pale bluish flowers and edible young leaves used in salads or as a potherb. Also called corn salad, lamb's lettuce.
[French mâche, from dialectal pomache, from Vulgar Latin *pōmasca, from Latin pōmum, fruit (perhaps because of its slightly sweet taste).]
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