mural crown

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

translation of Latin corona muralis

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“Mural crown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mural%20crown. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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