barilla

[n] - Algerian plant formerly burned to obtain calcium carbonate
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Barilla

Ba┬Ěril'la (bȧ*rĭl'lȧ) noun [ Spanish barrilla .] 1. (Botany) A name given to several species of Salsola from which soda is made, by burning the barilla in heaps and lixiviating the ashes. 2. (Com.) (a) The alkali produced from the plant...
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barilla

1. <botany> A name given to several species of Salsola from which soda is made, by burning the barilla in heaps and lixiviating the ashes. ... 2. The alkali produced from the plant, being an impure carbonate of soda, used for making soap, glass, etc, and for bleaching purposes. Impure soda obtained from the ashes of any seashore plant, or kel...
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barilla

noun Algerian plant formerly burned to obtain calcium carbonate
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Barilla

• (n.) The alkali produced from the plant, being an impure carbonate of soda, used for making soap, glass, etc., and for bleaching purposes. • (n.) A name given to several species of Salsola from which soda is made, by burning the barilla in heaps and lixiviating the ashes. • (n.) Impure soda obtained from the ashes of any seashore p...
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Barilla

Barilla refers to several species of salt-tolerant (`halophyte`) plants that, until the 19th Century, were the primary source of soda ash and hence (we now know) of sodium carbonate. The word `barilla` was also used directly to refer to the soda ash obtained from plant sources. The word is an anglicization of the Spanish word barrilla for `sa...
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Barilla

Barilla was the commercial name for the impure carbonate and sulphate of soda formerly imported from Spain and the Levant. It is the Spanish name of a plant (Salsola Soda), from the ashes of which and from those of others of the same genus the crude alkali was obtained. On the shores of the Mediterranean the seeds of the plants from which it was ob...
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