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1. A combination of nine instruments or voices.
2. A composition written for such a combination.

[Italian nonetto, from diminutive of nono, ninth, from Latin nōnus; see nones.]


1. (Classical Music) a piece of music composed for a group of nine instruments
2. (Classical Music) an instrumental group of nine players
[C19: from Italian nonetto, from nono ninth, from Latin nōnus]



1. a group of nine voices or instruments.
2. a composition for a nonet.
[1860–65; < Italian nonetto]
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The Lluis Mather Nonet are appearing at the CBSO Centre in Birmingham tonight, with the leader's accustomed quartet augmented by a wind quintet.
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