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pe

or peh

[ pey ]
/ peɪ /
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noun
the 17th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
either of the consonant sounds represented by this letter.
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Origin of pe

1895–1900; <Hebrew pē, akin to peh mouth

Other definitions for pe (2 of 5)

PE

abbreviation
Prince Edward Island, Canada (approved for postal use).
Biology, Ecology. possibly extinct.

Other definitions for pe (3 of 5)

p/e

or P/E, PE, P-E, p-e


abbreviation

Other definitions for pe (4 of 5)

p.e.

or P.E.


abbreviation

Other definitions for pe (5 of 5)

P.E.

abbreviation
Petroleum Engineer.
physical education.
Presiding Elder.
Statistics. probable error.
Professional Engineer.
Protestant Episcopal.
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British Dictionary definitions for pe (1 of 3)

pe1
/ (peɪ, Hebrew pe) /

noun
the 17th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (פ or, at the end of a word, ף) transliterated as p or, when final, ph

Word Origin for pe

from Hebrew peh mouth

British Dictionary definitions for pe (2 of 3)

pe2

the internet domain name for
Peru

British Dictionary definitions for pe (3 of 3)

PE

abbreviation for
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Medical definitions for pe

PE

abbr.
physical examination
pulmonary embolism
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