1Painting executed directly on to a wall or ceiling; an example of this.
2The activity of painting murals.
mural painting/ˈmjʊərəl ˌpeɪntɪŋ/ /ˈmjʊər(ə)l ˌpeɪntɪŋ/ /ˈmjɔːrəl ˌpeɪntɪŋ/
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Anna Jameson (1794–1860), writer and art historian. From mural + painting.
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