Hauptzeugin etymology

German word Hauptzeugin comes from German -in, German Hauptzeuge (Principal witness, key witness, star witness.)

Detailed word origin of Hauptzeugin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-in German (deu) (dated) creates female personal names (for wives and daughters). (dated) names the wife of a person. (organic chemistry) -yne. Creates the female form of animals or persons or occupations; umlaut takes place on some occasions.
Hauptzeuge German (deu) Principal witness, key witness, star witness.
Hauptzeugin German (deu) Female principal witness, key witness, star witness.