- a composition for nine voices or nine instruments
- a group of nine performers of such a composition, or any group of nine musicians playing together
Origin of nonetItalian nonetto ; from nono, ninth ; from Classical Latin nonus
- A combination of nine instruments or voices.
- A composition written for such a combination.
Origin of nonetItalian nonetto, from diminutive of nono, ninth, from Latin n&omacron;nus; see nones.