nonet

noun
no·​net | \ nō-ˈnet How to pronounce nonet (audio) \

Definition of nonet

: a combination of nine instruments or voices also : a musical composition for such a combination

Examples of nonet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Both are things the boys of NCT 127 surprisingly have never done as a nonet but easily mastered given their impressive execution of choreography. Devon Abelman, Allure, 14 May 2019 Their second Korean single of the year, and their fourth overall due to two Japanese releases, the nonet’s latest is a summery EDM and groovy pop track that bounces around over a beat of thumping bass, bright horns, and blaring synths. Tamar Herman, Billboard, 9 July 2018 In it, the nine members of TWICE portray the role of shopgirls in a record store auditioning for a spot as television performers -- which also is judged by the nonet. Tamar Herman, Billboard, 14 June 2018 There, Wilson was befriended by Columbia producer John Hammond, who nudged Goodman to hire Wilson for a nonet recording on May 14, 1934. Marc Myers, WSJ, 13 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of nonet

1865, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nonet

Italian nonetto, from nono ninth, from Latin nonus — more at noon

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“Nonet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonet. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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