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Webster 1913 Edition


Mural

Mu′ral

,
Adj.
[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
precipice
.
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
,
Noun.
, 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.

Webster 1828 Edition


Mural

MU'RAL

,
Adj.
[L. muralis, from murus, a wall.]
1.
Pertaining to a wall.
--Soon repaired her mural breach.
2.
Resembling a wall; perpendicular or steep; as a mural precipice.
Mural crown, among the ancient Romans, a golden crown or circle of gold, indented and embattled, bestowed on him who first mounted the wall of a besieged place and there lodged a standard.

Definition 2022


mural

mural

English

Noun

mural (plural murals)

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

Translations

Adjective

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

Derived terms


Catalan

Adjective

mural m, f (masculine and feminine plural murals)

  1. mural

Noun

mural m (plural murals)

  1. mural

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /my.ral/

Adjective

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

  1. mural

Old French

Alternative forms

  • murail

Noun

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

Adjective

mural m, f (plural murales)

  1. mural

Noun

mural m (plural murales)

  1. mural