a stiff, cylindrical military dress hat, usually with a flat top and a plume
Origin of shakoFrench schako ; from Hungarian csákó ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
nounpl. shak·os or shak·oes also shack·os or shack·oes
A stiff, cylindrical military dress hat with a metal plate or badge in front, a short visor, and a plume or pompom.
Origin of shakoFrench schako, from Hungarian csákó, from csákós (s&udie;veg), pointed (cap), from csák, peak, perhaps from Middle High German zacke, tack, nail.
(plural shakos or shakoes)