mural

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin muralis, from murus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mural (plural murals)

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

Translations[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mural (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to a wall; on, or in, or against a wall.
    a mural quadrant
    • Milton
      Disburden'd Heav'n rejoiced, and soon repair'd / Her mural breach []
    • Evelyn
      In the nectarine and the like delicate mural fruit, the later your pruning, the better.
  2. Resembling a wall; perpendicular or steep.
    a mural precipice

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mural m (feminine murale, masculine plural muraux, feminine plural murales)

  1. wall

Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mural m (oblique plural muralz, nominative singular muralz, nominative plural mural)

  1. wall; especially a large one

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mural m, f (plural murales)

  1. mural

Noun[edit]

mural m (plural murales)

  1. mural