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." . "Mural fruit." .

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

<astronomy> Mural circle, 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.

Origin: F, fr. L. Muralis, fr. Murus wall. See Mure a wall.

(01 Mar 1998)

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