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Mural


MU'RAL, adjective [Latin 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.