A crowd of people. There is a unique collective noun for any group of animals.
List of collective nouns for animals and birds an army of ants.
List collective nouns for animals. Did you know a group of skunks was called a stench. For example both bats and ants can be found in a colony. The best known collective nouns for animals.
243 collective nouns list of people animals and things collective noun is a name used for a group of people animals or objects that we group and we refer to as a whole unit that represents its parts. For some animals there is more than one collective noun reflecting how close people have been to them througout history. Lions are making noise or.
The beauty of zebras and many more. These collective nouns are the names given to groups of animals and birds. A herd of pigs a sounder of swine a parcel of pigs a drift of pigs a drove of pigs a sounder of wild pigs a team of passel a singular of boars.
Collective noun is a noun which describes a group of things oe people. A lot of deer are playing or. Collective nouns for sea animals animal group names a battery of barracudas a bind a leap a school a shoal a run a draught of salmon a cluster of porcupine fish a company of angelfish a company of archer fish a family of sardines a fleet a shoal of bass a float of tuna a flotilla of swordfish a.
It means collective noun is a single noun that is made up of more than one thing or person or etc. A bunch of bananas a litter of puppies a flock of sheep and others. We may not often use them but it s still good to know the names for groups of animals even if it s just to wow your friends.
Tigers are walking crocodiles are sleeping elephants are eating leaves giraffes are like a tower rhinos so many monkeys are roaming here and there. Some commons among them are cloud colony drove flock herd litter nest pack cast and clan. Some collective nouns are used for more than one animal.
Collective nouns for animals. Antelopes herd apes shrewdness asses pace or herd badgers cete bears sloth bees swarm or grist birds flock congregation flight or volery bitterns sedge or siege boars sounder bucks brace or lease buffaloes herd capercailzies tok cats clowder cattle drove or herd choughs chattering colts rag coots covert cranes herd sedge or siege crows murder cubs litter curlews herd curs cowardice deer herd dolphins school doves flight or dule ducks paddling or team dunlins. Have a look at cats dogs and horses in the list below.
In this lesson you will learn a list of common collective nouns for animals in english. The collective noun for piglets is a litter also a passel of piglets or a farrow of piglets.