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A very large image, such as a painting or enlarged photograph, applied directly to a wall or ceiling.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a wall.
2. Painted on or applied to a wall.

[Middle English, of a wall, from Old French, from Latin mūrālis, from mūrus, wall.]

mu′ral·ist n.
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Noun1.muralist - a painter of muralsmuralist - a painter of murals      
painter - an artist who paints
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