mural

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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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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Verb[edit]

mural (third-person singular simple present murals, present participle (UK) muralling or (US) muraling, simple past and past participle (UK) muralled or (US) muraled)

  1. To create a mural.
    • 1987, Cahners Publishing Company, Restaurants & Institutions, Volume 97, Issues 5-7
      Today savvy operators and designers are stenciling, streaking, stippling, spattering, sponging, mirroring, muraling and marbleizing their way to wonderful walls.
    • 2014, Whittaker Chambers, Witness
      Its walls were devoutly muraled by artists from the John Reed Club, a Communist-controlled cultural organization.

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Adjective[edit]

mural (masculine and feminine plural murals)

  1. mural

Noun[edit]

mural m (plural murals)

  1. mural

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. mural

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Old French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mural m (oblique plural muraus or murax or murals, nominative singular muraus or murax or murals, nominative plural mural)

  1. wall; especially a large one

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mural (plural murales)

  1. mural

Noun[edit]

mural m (plural murales)

  1. mural