Origin of mural
Examples from the Web for mural
Mastrion immediately decided to change her concept to a mural of the band.
By April 17, Warhol had written a letter to the Department of Public Works authorizing that the mural be painted over.The Most Wanted Warhol: A Scandal at the 1964 World’s Fair|Jessica Dawson|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The teachers encouraged him, gave him a school wall for a mural.
Like a masterpiece—or a mural across the side of a subway car—the art of graffiti seemed to spring up overnight in New York City.
Now, he was flanked by a mural of pastel-colored ice-cream cones.
The mural decorations at the Prince Eitel are so gloomy they give you a chill.The Women of Tomorrow|William Hard
On an Egyptian mural painting are seen parties of men snaring ducks among papyrus and lotus plants.Needlework As Art|Marian Alford
This is intended for mural decoration only—like something dignified and inspiring—over a bar.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
We need but refer to the dates on the mural deformities in most of our old churches and cathedrals.
The mighty city had successively burst its four mural belts, like a growing boy bursting the garments made for him a year ago.
British Dictionary definitions for mural
Word Origin for mural
Word Origin and History for mural
painting on a wall, 1921, short for mural painting (1850), from mural (adj.) "pertaining to walls" (mid-15c.), from Latin muralis "of a wall," from murus "wall" (Old Latin moiros, moerus), from PIE *mei- "to fix; to build fences or fortifications" (cf. Old English mære "boundary, border, landmark;" Old Norse -mæri "boundary, border-land;" Latin munire "to fortify, protect").
Medicine definitions for mural
Culture definitions for mural
A painting, usually large, made directly on a wall.