noun, plural shak·os or shack·os, shak·oes or shack·oes.
Origin of shako
noun plural shackos or shackoes
noun plural shakos, shakoes, shackos or shackoes
Word Origin for shako
cylindrical soldier's hat with plume, 1815, from Hungarian csákó, short for csákós süveg "peaked cap," from adjectival form of csáko "peak, projecting point of a cow's horn," which some European etymologists derive from German zacken "point, spike," but which Hungarian sources regard as of unknown origin.