(a.), the crown, the name of several constellations, namely: 1.
al-Ikīl, is the name given to the stars β, δ, π, forming a blunt wedge close together on the brow of the Scorpion. These stars mark the seventeenth station of the moon. 2.
al-Iklīl al-s̲h̲amālī, Greek στέφανοΣ Latin
Corona, the northern crown, a constellation of eight stars which follows the staff of Bootes and is also called
al-Fakka, the “breach”, and
Ḳaṣʿat al-Masākīn, the “alms bowl”, Pers.
Kāsa-i Darwīs̲h̲ān, the “beggar’s bowl” and
Kasa s̲h̲ikasta, the “broken bowl”, because the ring of stars is broken at one spot.