nonet

[ noh-net ]
/ noʊˈnɛt /
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noun Music.

a group of nine performers or instruments.
a composition for a nonet.

Origin of nonet

1860–65; < Italian nonetto, derivative of nono ninth < Latin nōnus. See -et
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nonet

/ (nɒˈnɛt) /

noun

a piece of music composed for a group of nine instruments
an instrumental group of nine players

Word Origin for nonet

C19: from Italian nonetto, from nono ninth, from Latin nōnus
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