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

1860–65; < Italian nonetto, derivative of nono ninth < Latin nōnus. See -et Unabridged
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nonet (nɒˈnɛt)
1.  a piece of music composed for a group of nine instruments
2.  an instrumental group of nine players
[C19: from Italian nonetto, from nono ninth, from Latin nōnus]

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