[ pey ]
/ peɪ /
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
Definition for pe (2 of 5)
Prince Edward Island, Canada (approved for postal use).
Biology, Ecology. possibly extinct.
Definition for pe (3 of 5)
or P/E, PE, P-E, p-e
Definition for pe (4 of 5)
Definition for pe (5 of 5)
Statistics. probable error.
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British Dictionary definitions for pe (1 of 3)
/ (peɪ, Hebrew pe) /
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)
the internet domain name for
British Dictionary definitions for pe (3 of 3)
(esp in postal addresses) Prince Edward Island (Canadian Province)
Also: p.e printer's error
statistics probable error
(in South Africa) Port Elizabeth
Peru (international car registration)
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Medical definitions for pe
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