Origin: Spanish barrilla ; from Galician baril, very good ; from Arabic bariʾ, free, healthy
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- Either of two Mediterranean saltworts (Salsola kali or S. soda) or a similar plant (Halogeton sativus), burned to obtain a crude soda ash.
- The crude sodium carbonate ash obtained from these plants.
Origin: Spanish barrilla.