nonuplet

noun

non·​u·​plet
-plə̇t
plural -s
1
: a combination of nine of a kind
2
: a group of nine musical notes to be performed in the time of eight or six

Word History

Etymology

Latin nonus ninth + English -plet (as in triplet)

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“Nonuplet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonuplet. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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