Barilla meaning

bə-rēlyə, -rēyə
The alkali produced from the plant, an impure carbonate of soda, used for making soap, glass, etc., and for bleaching.
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Any of several Mediterranean halophytes, especially Salsola kali, S. soda, or Halogeton sativus, that were formerly burned to obtain a crude soda ash.
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The crude sodium carbonate ash that was obtained from these plants.
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Crude soda ash, formerly used in glassmaking and obtained by burning various saltworts and related plants (genera Salsola and Halogeton) native to the Mediterranean area.
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Any of several unrelated saltmarsh plants that were once burnt to obtain soda ash.
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Impure soda obtained from the ashes of any seashore plant, or kelp.

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Origin of barilla

  • Spanish barrilla

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Spanish barrilla.

    From Wiktionary