naval crown

noun

Definition of naval crown

1 : a golden crown given as a reward for sea service in ancient Rome that consists of galley prows arranged in a circle to form the rim
2 or naval coronet : a heraldic representation of a crown of gold with ship sterns and square sails arranged alternately on the fillet

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History and Etymology for naval crown

translation of Latin corona navalis

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“Naval crown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/naval%20crown. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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