Definition of nonuplet in English:

nonuplet

noun

  • 1Music
    rare A group of nine notes to be performed in the time of eight or six.

  • 2Each of nine siblings resulting from a single pregnancy. Usually in plural.

  • 3rare A multiplet of nine subatomic particles; an aggregate of nine components.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in John Stainer (1840–1901), musicologist and composer. From classical Latin nōnus ninth + -plet.

Pronunciation

nonuplet

/ˈnɒnjʊplɪt/ /nɒnˈjuːplɪt/