What does barilla mean?

barilla meaning in General Dictionary

a name given to several species of Salsola from which soft drink is manufactured by burning up the barilla in heaps and lixiviating the ashes

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  • bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to make a crude soft drink ash
  • Algerian plant previously burned to get calcium carbonate
  • a title directed at a few types of Salsola where soda is manufactured, by burning the barilla in heaps and lixiviating the ashes.
  • The alkali made out of the plant, becoming an impure carbonate of soda, employed for making soap, cup, etc., and bleaching purposes.
  • Impure soda obtained from ashes of every seashore plant, or kelp.

barilla meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A name given to several types of Salsola where soda is made, by burning up the barilla in heaps and lixiviating the ashes.

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  • (letter.) The alkali created from the plant, becoming an impure carbonate of soft drink, utilized for making soap, cup, etc., as well as for bleaching reasons.
  • (n.) Impure soda obtained from ashes of any seashore plant, or kelp.