mural crown

noun

Definition of mural crown

1 :an open crown of gold having the upper rim indented to resemble a battlement bestowed among the ancient Romans on one that first mounted the wall of a besieged place and lodged a standard there
2 or mural coronet :a representation of an embattled open crown in heraldry

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Origin and Etymology of mural crown

translation of Latin corona muralis


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