Main definitions of Phe in English

: Phe1Phe2

Phe1

Pronunciation /fiː/

noun

Astronomy
  • The constellation Phoenix. Chiefly as postpositive, designating a star of this constellation.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Transactions of the International Astronomical Union. Shortened from phoenix, originally as a graphic abbreviation.

Main definitions of Phe in English

: Phe1Phe2

Phe2

noun

Biochemistry
  • The amino acid phenylalanine.

Origin

1940s. Shortened from phenylalanine, as a graphic abbreviation.