Meaning of barilla


Pronunciation: (bu-rē'u, -rēl'yē, -ril'u), [key]
— n.
  1. either of two European saltworts, Salsola kali or S. soda, whose ashes yield an impure carbonate of soda.
  2. the alkali obtained from the ashes of these and certain other maritime plants.
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