Hauptzeuge etymology

German word Hauptzeuge comes from German Haupt, German Zeuge

Detailed word origin of Hauptzeuge

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Haupt German (deu) (dated) head; leader; chief. (dated, elevated, poetic) head (body part). (heraldiccharge) chief. (in compounds) see haupt-.
Zeuge German (deu) (rare). Witness, wit (slang), deponent, attestor (attester), voucher (male or of unspecified sex).
Hauptzeuge German (deu) Principal witness, key witness, star witness.