Definition: Mural

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Etymology

Borrowed from French mural, from Latin muralis, from murus (wall).

Noun

mural (plural murals)

  1. A large painting, usually drawn on a wall.

Adjective

mural (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to a wall; on, or in, or against a wall.
    a mural quadrant
  2. Resembling a wall; perpendicular or steep.
    a mural precipice

Derived terms

  • mural circle
  • mural crown

Verb

mural (third-person singular simple present murals, present participle muraling, simple past and past participle muraled)

  1. To create a mural.

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