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phi

[fahy] /faɪ/
noun, plural phis.
1.
the 21st letter of the Greek alphabet (Φ, φ).
2.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.
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phi

/faɪ/
noun (pl) phis
1.
the 21st letter in the Greek alphabet (Φ, φ), a consonant, transliterated as ph or f
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Word Origin and History for phi

twenty-first letter of the Greek alphabet; see ph.

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phi in Medicine

phi n.

Symbol φ The 21st letter of the Greek alphabet.

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