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Definition of nonet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    nonet

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//nəʊˈnet//
     
    , BrE//nɒˈnet//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//noʊˈnet//
     
    Pieces of music
     
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  1. 1[countable + singular or plural verb] a group of nine people or things, especially nine musicians
  2. 2[countable] a piece of music for nine singers or musicians See related entries: Pieces of music
  3. Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Italian nonetto, from nono ‘ninth’, from Latin nonus.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nonet