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mural

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adjective mu·ral \ˈmyu̇r-əl\

Definition of mural

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or resembling a wall

  2. 2 :  applied to and made integral with a wall or ceiling surface

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Origin and Etymology of mural

Latin muralis, from murus wall — more at munition

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mural

noun mu·ral

Definition of mural

  1. :  a mural work of art (such as a painting)

muralist

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First Known Use of mural

1908

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MURAL Defined for English Language Learners

mural

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Definition of mural for English Language Learners

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


MURAL Defined for Kids

mural

noun mu·ral \ˈmyu̇r-el\

Definition of mural for Students

  1. :  a usually large painting on a wall or ceiling


Medical Dictionary

mural

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adjective mu·ral \ˈmyu̇r-əl\

Medical Definition of mural

  1. :  attached to and limited to a wall or a cavity a mural thrombus mural abscesses



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