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peh

[pey] /peɪ/
noun
1.
pe.

pe

or peh

[pey] /peɪ/
noun
1.
the 17th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
2.
either of the consonant sounds represented by this letter.
Origin of pe
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Hebrew pē, akin to peh mouth
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British Dictionary definitions for peh

pe1

/peɪ; Hebrew pe/
noun
1.
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
from Hebrew peh mouth

pe2

abbreviation
1.
Peru

PE

abbreviation
1.
physical education
2.
potential energy
3.
Presiding Elder
4.
(esp in postal addresses) Prince Edward Island (Canadian Province)
5.
Also p.e. printer's error
6.
(statistics) probable error
7.
Protestant Episcopal
8.
(in South Africa) Port Elizabeth
9.
Peru (international car registration)
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Word Origin and History for peh

PE

1956 as an abbreviation of physical education (see physical).

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Related Abbreviations for peh

pe

printer's error

PE

1.
Peru (international vehicle ID)
2.
physical education
3.
physical examination
4.
pleural effusion
5.
Prince Edward Island
6.
probable error
7.
pulmonary edema
8.
pulmonary embolism
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