COLLECTIVE NOUNS






ANIMALS

  • aardvarks
  • antelope
  • apes
  • asses
  • baboons
  • badgers
  • bats
  • bears
  • beavers
  • boars
  • buffalo
  • camels
  • cats (feral or wild)
  • cattle
  • chamois
  • colts
  • conies
  • cows
  • deer
  • dolphins
  • elephants
  • elk
  • ferrets
  • foxes
  • giraffes
  • goats
  • gorillas
  • hares
  • hedgehogs
  • hippopotami
  • hogs
  • horses
  • hounds
  • hyenas
  • kangaroos
  • kittens (cats)
  • kittens (rabbits)
  • lambs
  • leopards
  • lions
  • mares
  • mice
  • moles
  • monkeys
  • mules
  • oxen
  • pandas
  • pekinese
  • piglets
  • pigs
  • polar bears
  • polecats
  • ponies
  • porpoises
  • possum
  • puppies
  • rabbits
  • raccoons
  • racehorses
  • rats
  • rhinoceroses
  • roes
  • seals
  • seals
  • sheep
  • show dogs
  • squirrels
  • swine
  • tigers
  • walruses
  • weasels
  • whales
  • wolves
  • zebra
  • An aarmory of aardvarks
  • A herd of antelope
  • A shrewdness of apes
  • A pace of asses
  • A congress or flange of baboons
  • A cete of badgers
  • A colony of bats
  • A sloth of bears
  • A lodge or colony of beavers
  • A singular or sounder of boars
  • A herd or obstinacy of buffalo
  • A flock orcomplaint of camels
  • A destruction or pounce of cats
  • A herd or drove of cattle
  • A herd of chamois
  • A rag or rake of colts
  • A bury of conies
  • A herd or flink of cows
  • A herd, leash or parcel of deer
  • A pod of dolphins
  • A herd or parade of elephants
  • A gang of elk
  • A business or fesnying of ferrets
  • A leash or skulk of foxes
  • A corps of giraffes
  • A trip or tribe of goats
  • A band or woop of gorillas
  • A down,husk or leap of hares
  • A prickle of hedgehogs
  • A crash or bloat of hippopotami
  • A drift,parcel or passel of hogs
  • A stable,team or harass of horses
  • A pack,mute or cry of hounds
  • A clan of hyenas
  • A troop,mob or court of kangaroos
  • A kindle of kittens (cats)
  • A wrack of kittens (rabbits)
  • A fall of lambs
  • A leap of leopards
  • A pride, sault or sowse of lions
  • A stud of mares
  • A mischief or nest of mice
  • A company, movement or labourof moles
  • A tribe or mission of monkeys
  • A barren or Rake of mules
  • A yoke,team or span of oxen
  • A pandomonium of pandas
  • A pomp of pekinese
  • A litter or farrow of piglets
  • A drove, herd, sounder of pigs
  • An aurora of polar bears
  • A chine of polecats
  • A string of ponies
  • A turmoil of porpoises
  • A passel of possum
  • A litter of puppies
  • A colony, bury or nest of rabbits
  • A gaze of raccoons
  • A field of racehorses
  • A colony, pack, swarm or rabble of rats
  • A crash of rhinoceroses
  • A bevy of roes
  • A colony, pod or plum of seals (on land)
  • A raft or spring of seals (in the water)
  • A flock or trip of sheep
  • A bench of show dogs
  • A dray of squirrels
  • A drift or sounder of swine
  • A ambush or streak of tigers
  • A herd or ugly of walruses
  • A sneak of weasels
  • A school, pod,herd or gam of whales
  • A pack or rout of wolves
  • A herd or zeal of zebra


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BIRDS.

  • Birds in general
  • Bitterns
  • Chickens
  • Choughs
  • Coots
  • Cormorants
  • Cranes
  • Crows
  • Curlews
  • Doves
  • Ducks
  • Dunlin
  • Eagles
  • Eggs
  • Falcons
  • Finches
  • Flamingos
  • Geese
  • Goldfinches
  • Goshawks
  • Grouse
  • Guillemots
  • Gulls
  • Hawks
  • Hens (chickens)
  • Herons
  • Hummingbirds
  • Jay
  • Kingfishers
  • Lapwings
  • Larks
  • Loons
  • Magpies
  • Mallards
  • Nightingales
  • Owls
  • Parrots
  • Partridges
  • Peacocks
  • Penguins
  • Pheasants
  • Quail
  • Pelicans
  • Plovers
  • Ravens
  • Rooks
  • Snipe
  • Sparrows
  • Starlings
  • Storks
  • Swallows
  • Swans
  • Teal
  • Turtledoves
  • Turkeys
  • Waterfowl
  • Woodcock
  • Woodpeckers
  • A flock of birds, a dissimulation of birds, volery of birds
  • A siege of bitterns, a sedge of bitterns
  • A peep of chickens
  • A chattering of choughs
  • A cover of coots, a raft of coots
  • A flight of cormorants
  • A sedge of cranes
  • A congress of crows, a murder of crows
  • A herd of curlews
  • A dule of doves, a flight of doves, a cote of coves,
  • A paddling of ducks, a raft of ducks, a team of ducks
  • A fling of dunlin
  • A convocation of eagles
  • A clutch of eggs
  • A cast of falcons
  • A charm of finches, a trembling of finches
  • A flamboyance of flamingos
  • A gaggle of geese, a skein of geese
  • A charm of goldfinches
  • A flight of goshawks
  • A brace of grouse, a covey of grouse
  • A bazaar of guillemots
  • A colony of gulls
  • A cast of hawks, a kettle of hawks, a cast of hawks
  • A brood of hens
  • A siege of herons
  • A charm of hummingbirds, a troubling of hummingbirds
  • A band of jays, party of jays
  • A concentration of kingfishers
  • A deceit of lapwings
  • An exaltation of larks
  • A raft of loons
  • A tiding of magpies
  • A sord of mallards, a flush of mallards, a puddling of mallards
  • A watch of nightingales
  • A parliament of owls, a wisdom of owls
  • A company of parrots
  • A covey of partridges
  • An ostentation of peacocks, a muster of peacocks
  • A colony of penguins, huddles of penguins, a pride of penguins
  • A bouquet of pheasants, a covey of pheasants, a nye of pheasants
  • A bevy of quail, a covey of quail
  • A squadron of pelicans
  • A congregation of plovers, a wing of plovers, a leash of plovers
  • A conspiracy of ravens, an unkindness of ravens
  • A building of rooks, a parliament of rooks
  • A walk of snipe, a wisp of snipe
  • A host of sparrows, a quarrel of sparrows
  • A murmuration of starlings
  • A mustering of storks
  • A flight of swallows
  • A ballet of swans, a bevy of swans, a whiteness of swans
  • A spring of teal
  • A pitying of turtledoves
  • A rafter of turkeys, a muster of turkeys
  • A plump of waterfowl
  • A fall of Woodcock
  • A descent of woodpeckers


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FISH
INSECTS &
ARACHNIDS
Angel fish
Archer fish
Baracuda
Balbells
Bass
Blackfish
Butterfly fish
Cod
Dragonet fish
Doogfish
Dolphins
Eels
Fish
Flying fish
Goldfish
Herrings
Mackerel
Minnow
Perch
Pilchard
Potcupine fish
Porpoises
Rainbow fish
Roach
Salmon
Sardines
Seahorses
Shad
Sharks
Shrimps
Smelt
Sticklebacks
Swordfish
Trout
Tunas
Whiting
Company
Company
Battery
Shoal
Shoal, Fleet
Grind
School
School
Swarm
Troop
Flock, School, Team
Swarm
Shoal, Catch, Run,Haul
Glide
Glint, Troubling
Glean, Shoal, Army
Shoal
Shoal, Steam, Stream
Pack
Shoal, School
Cluster
Gam, Pod, Herd
Party
Shoal
Bind, Leap, Run
Family
Herd
Shoal
Shiver, Shoal
Troup
Quantity
Spread, Shoal
Floatilla
Hover, Shoal
Float, Troup
Pod
Ants
Bees
Butterflies
Caterpillars
Flies
Gnats
Grasshoppers
Locusts
Spiders
Hornets
Lice
Cockroaches
Mosquitos
Termites
Wasps


MOLLUSCS

Clams
Oysters
Snails
Mussels
Cockles

AMPHIBIANS &

Cobras
Crocodiles
Frogs
Iguanas
Rattlesnakes
Snakes
Toads
Turtles
Vipers
Colony, Army
Swarm, Grist, Hive
Kaleidoscope, Swarm,
Army
Swarm, Business
Swarm, Cloud, Horde
Cluster
Plague
Clutter
Bike, Nest, Swarm
Flock
Intrusion
Scourge, Swam
Colony, Swam
Colony, Bike, Nest


MOLLUSCS

Bed
Bed, Hive
Walk, Escargatoire
Bed
Bed

REPTILES

Quiver
Bask,Float,Nest
Army,Colony, Knot
Mess
Rhumba
Den,Nest,Knot, Pit
Knot, Knob, Nest
Bale, Dule, Tyrn
Nest, Generation

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