Collective nouns

Collective nouns are nouns that refer to things or people as a group, e.g. family, police, class, team and crew.

A selection of collective nouns
A school of fish A gaggle of geese
A board of directors A gang of thieves
A bunch of bananas A herd of elephants
A chest of drawers A hive of bees
A circle of friends A litter of kittens
A class of students A mob of kangaroos
A colony of ants A nest of birds
A convoy of tanks An orchestra of musicians
A fleet of ships A pride of lions
A flight of stairs A range of mountains
A flock of birds A swarm of locusts
A cackle of hyenas A bloat of hippopotamuses
A murder of crows A parliament of owls


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