Origin of mâcheFrench
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 . Also called lamb's lettuce .
Origin of macheFrench mâche from dialectal pomache from Vulgar Latin pōmasca from Latin pōmum fruit (perhaps because of its slightly sweet taste)