The sixteenth letter of the English alphabet, is a nonvocal consonant whose form and value come from the Latin, into which language the letter was brought, through the ancient Greek, from the Phœnician, its probable origin being Egyptian. Etymologically P is most closely related to b, f, and v; as hobble, hopple; father, paternal; recipient, receive. See B, F, and M.
- An abbreviation for Pacific Reporter.
- An abbreviation for page.
- Latin. n. People, nation, abbreviated P. - Roman numeral for 400.