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nonet (no-NET) noun
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 nonus.]
"Lovano leads a slightly different nonet in performances of his rich and surprising charts."
(Tenon, a term from carpentry, denotes a projection on the end of a piece of wood shaped for insertion into a mortise to make a joint.)
I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career. -Gloria Steinem, women's rights activist, editor (b. 1934)