pe

or peh

[ pey ]
/ peɪ /

noun

the 17th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
either of the consonant sounds represented by this letter.

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seclusion

Origin of pe

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

Definition for pe (2 of 5)

PE

abbreviation

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

Definition for pe (3 of 5)

p/e

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


abbreviation

Definition for pe (4 of 5)

p.e.

or P.E.


abbreviation

Definition 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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