5 letter words ending in AKO

The following list contains 1 five letter word in English

5 letter words ending in AKO in English

5 letter words ending in HAKO

Common 5 letter words ending in AKO with meaning


1. Parts of Speech: Noun

2. Definition: A military hat with a visor and plume, typically worn by officers.

3. Pronunciations: US: /ˈʃeɪkoʊ/, UK: /ˈʃækoʊ/

4. Origin and Usage: The term "shako" originated from the Hungarian name for a type of peaked military cap. It was adopted by the British Army in the early 19th century and became a popular headgear for military officers in many countries. The shako was eventually phased out in most armies by the end of the 19th century, but it is still used by some ceremonial units today.

5. Synonyms: Busby, Tarleton helmet, Shakotis, Chako, Kolpik, Klobuk, Kepi, Forage cap.

6. Related Words: Beret, Capot, Tammy, Tam-o, Bonny, Fez, Turban, Tamis, Tamal, Kufiy.

7. Example Sentences:

  • The officer wore a shako with a red plume at the parade.
  • The shako was an important part of the military uniform in the 19th century.
  • The soldiers looked impressive in their shakos and red coats.
  • The shako was replaced by the more practical peaked cap in the late 19th century.
  • The shako is still worn by the Honor Guard of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.