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1mural

adjective mu·ral \ˈmyr-əl\

Definition of MURAL

1
:  of, relating to, or resembling a wall
2
:  applied to and made integral with a wall or ceiling surface
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Origin of MURAL

Latin muralis, from murus wall — more at munition
First Known Use: 1586

Other Architecture Terms

buttress, casita, cornice, fanlight, garret, lintel, parapet, pilaster, plinth

Rhymes with MURAL

2mural

noun

: a usually large painting that is done directly on the surface of a wall

Full Definition of MURAL

:  a mural work of art (as a painting)
mu·ral·ist \-ə-list\ noun

First Known Use of MURAL

1916

Other Fine Arts Terms

Gothic, baroque, bas-relief, limn, oeuvre, pastiche, rococo, sfumato
MURALIST Defined for Kids

mural

noun mu·ral \ˈmyr-el\

Definition of MURAL for Kids

:  a usually large painting on a wall or ceiling
Medical Dictionary

mural

adjective mu·ral \ˈmyr-əl\

Medical Definition of MURAL

:  attached to and limited to a wall or a cavity <a mural thrombus> <mural abscesses>

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