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Meaning of MURAL

Pronunciation:  'myûrul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a painting that is applied to a wall surface
  2. [adj]  of or relating to walls; "mural painting"

MURAL is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: wall painting
 See Also: fresco, painting, picture



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mu"ral\, a. [F., fr. L. muralis, fr. murus wall. See
{Mure} a wall.]
1. Of or pertaining to a wall; being on, or in, a wall;
   growing on, or against, a wall; as, a mural quadrant.
   ``Mural breach.'' --Milton. ``Mural fruit.'' --Evelyn.

2. Resembling a wall; perpendicular or steep; as, a mural

{Mural circle} (Astron.), a graduated circle, in the plane of
   the meridian, attached permanently to a perpendicular
   wall; -- used for measuring arcs of the meridian. See
   {Circle}, n., 3.

{Mural crown} (Rom. Antiq.), a golden crown, or circle of
   gold indented so as to resemble a battlement, bestowed on
   him who first mounted the wall of a besieged place, and
   there lodged a standard.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abstract, abstraction, altarpiece, block print, collage, color print, copy, cyclorama, daub, diptych, engraving, fresco, icon, illumination, illustration, image, likeness, miniature, montage, mosaic, panorama, parietal, partitioned, photograph, picture, print, representation, reproduction, septal, stained glass window, stencil, still life, tableau, tapestry, triptych, wall painting, walled