Definition of Barilla

1. Noun. Bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash.

Exact synonyms: Glasswort, Kali, Kelpwort, Salsola Kali, Salsola Soda, Saltwort
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



2. Noun. Algerian plant formerly burned to obtain calcium carbonate.
Exact synonyms: Halogeton Souda
Group relationships: Genus Halogeton
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant

Definition of Barilla

1. n. A name given to several species of Salsola from which soda is made, by burning the barilla in heaps and lixiviating the ashes.

Definition of Barilla

1. Noun. Any of several unrelated saltmarsh plants that were once burnt to obtain soda ash ¹

2. Noun. The alkali produced from the plant, an impure carbonate of soda, used for making soap, glass, etc., and for bleaching. ¹

3. Noun. Impure soda obtained from the ashes of any seashore plant, or kelp. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Barilla

1. a chemical compound [n -S]

Medical Definition of Barilla

1. 1. 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 kelp. Copper barilla, native copper in granular form mixed with sand, an ore brought from Bolivia. Synonym: Barilla de cobre. Origin: Sp. Barrilla. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barilla

barhopper
barhoppers
barhopping
barhops
baria
barian
bariandite
bariatric
bariatrician
bariatrics
baric
baricite
baricities
baricity
bariferous
barilla (current term)
barillas
baring
bario-
bariomicrolite
bariopyrochlore
bariosincosite
barista
baristas
baristo
baristos
barite
barites
baritonal
baritone

Literary usage of Barilla

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1. The Parliamentary Debatesby Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1824)
"barilla DUTIES BILL.] The House having resolved itself into a committee on the barilla Duties acts, The Chancellor of the Exchequer said, it was not his ..."

2. A History of Taxation and Taxes in England from the Earliest Times to the by Stephen Dowell (1888)
"The barilla of commerce, Fr. soude, consists of the ashes (Arabic, al kala, alkali, ... The best, or Alicante barilla is prepared from the 1 9 & 10 Viet. c. ..."

3. Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries by William Fordyce Mavor, Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) (1797)
"The method ufed in making barilla is the far • as what is followed in the north of England ;:i burning kelp. An acre will yield about a ton,. ..."

4. A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid by Georg Lunge (1880)
"The Spanish soda has always been considered the best; and its special name, "barilla," has been conferred upon all soda made from plants. ..."

5. The Commercial Hand-book of Chemical Analysis; Or, Practical Instructions by Alphonse Normandy (1850)
"barilla. 1. barilla is the name of an impure soda imported from Spain, Teneriffe, ... barilla seldom contains more than 20 per cent of real alkali. ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature by William Johnson (1860)
"barilla contains purchased "as soda. Kelp is made in Great Britain, from sea-weed, ... where they use barilla in the man- 197 1 ufacture *of soap. ..."

7. Applied Chemistry: In Manufactures, Arts, and Domestic Economy by Edward Andrew Parnell (1844)
"barilla, of good quality, contains about one-fifth of its weight of soda, ... The best barilla is that brought from Alicant, in the neighbourhood of which ..."

8. The Gentleman's Magazine (1797)
"KALI FOR barilla. For cultivating two acres of land in the Weft Indies, or Africa, ... Kali for making barilla; ike gokl medal, or 30 guineas. ..."

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