barilla

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n barilla Algerian plant formerly burned to obtain calcium carbonate
    • n barilla bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Barilla (Bot) A name given to several species of Salsola from which soda is made, by burning the barilla in heaps and lixiviating the ashes.
    • Barilla (Com) Impure soda obtained from the ashes of any seashore plant, or kelp.
    • Barilla (Com) The alkali produced from the plant, being an impure carbonate of soda, used for making soap, glass, etc., and for bleaching purposes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n barilla The commercial name of the impure carbonate and sulphate of soda imported from Spain and the Levant, and obtained from several fleshy plants growing by the sea or in saline localities, mostly belonging to the chenopodiaceous genera Salsola, Salicornia, and Chenopodium. The plants are dried and burned, and the incinerated ashes constitute barilla. This was once the chief source of carbonate of soda, but is now used principally in the manufacture of soap and glass. British barilla is the crude soda-ash left from common salt in the manufacture of carbonate of soda.
    • n barilla Grains of native copper disseminated in sandstone. Also called copper barilla (Sp. barilla de cobre).
    • n barilla plural In a gold-mill, wooden divisions of blanket-strakes, copper plates, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Barilla bar-il′a an impure carbonate of soda obtained by burning several marine plants (that grow chiefly on the east coast of Spain), used in the manufacture of soap, glass, &c.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sp. barrilla,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp. barrilla.

Usage

In literature:

The exports, exclusive of the coasting trade, are wines, barilla, orchilla weed, rock-moss, safflower, (hay-saffron,) and silks.
"A Voyage Round the World, Vol. I" by James Holman
It took on board a cargo of barilla at Aguilas and Almeria, and returned to England, reaching the Thames in May.
"James Fenimore Cooper" by Thomas R. Lounsbury
Barilla, potash in, 420.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
SE Barillas, FMNH 40917-9.
"Middle American Frogs of the Hyla microcephala Group" by William E. Duellman
E of Barillas, UMMZ 123136-7 (tadpoles).
"A Review of the Middle American Tree Frogs of the Genus Ptychohyla" by William E. Duellman
SE Barillas, CNHM 40912-6; 45 km.
"Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca" by William E. Duellman
He was succeeded by General Manuel Barillas.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6" by Various
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In news:

Chef Tommaso Moroni shows how to make fresh sauce for pasta at the Barilla Academy in Parma October 8, 2012 REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo.
Buy 2, get 3 more for free deals on Breyers, Pepsi, Barilla .
Buy two, three more for free on items including Breyers ice cream, 12-packs of Pepsi and Barilla penne or spaghetti this week at Harris Teeter.
Barilla 's cookery library.
Academia Barilla Canned Peeled Cherry Tomatoes.
Barilla Whole Grain earned points for its deliciously chewy texture and mildly nutty flavor.barillaus.com.
"We have stranger tastes than the norm," said Anthony Barilla, Infernal Bridegroom 's artistic director.
Spaghetti with Pancetta, Spinach and Peas 1 14oz box spaghetti (I used Barilla Plus) 6 oz pancetta, chopped 2 leeks, white & light green parts only, chopped 1 c.
Barilla's Toscana Tuscan Herb sauce.
Academia Barilla Canned Peeled Cherry Tomatoes.
Miss Guatemala 2011 Alejandra Barillas Solis.
Miss Guatemala 2011 Alejandra Barillas Solis poses before a bicycle ride from Parque das Bicicletas to Ibirapuera Park in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Here, he prepares a dish in Parma, in Academia Barilla's kitchen.
According to the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN), approximately one third of the food production intended for human consumption is wasted every year.
The Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition will host a two-day event on global food issues and possible solutions in Milan, Italy from November 28-29.
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