barilla

noun
ba·​ri·​lla | \bə-ˈrēl-yə, -ˈrē-(y)ə \

Medical Definition of barilla 

1 : an Algerian plant (Halogeton souda) formerly burned as a source of sodium carbonate

2 : an impure sodium carbonate made from the ashes of barillas and formerly used especially in making soap and glass

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