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



    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 Originmid 19th cent.: from Italian nonetto, from nono ‘ninth’, from Latin nonus.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nonet