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An agenda of tasks An armada of ships An army of ants An army of caterpillars An army of frogs An audit of bookkeepers An aurora of polar bears A balance of accountants A bale of turtles A band of gorillas A band of jays A bank of monitors A barren of mules A bed of clams A bed of oysters A bed of snakes A belt of asteroids A bevy of quail A bevy of swans A blessing of unicorns A bouquet of pheasants A brace of grouse A brigade of soldiers A brood of hens A bunch of things A bury of conies A business of ferrets A business of flies A cast of actors A cast of falcons A cast of hawks A cavalcade of horsemen A cete of badgers

A descent of woodpeckers A dissimulation of birds A division of soldiers A dule of doves A donut of data A down of hares A draught of fish A dray of squirrels A drift of swine A drove of cattle A dule of doves An exaltation of larks A field of racehorses A fistful of dollars A flange of babboons A fleet of ships A flight of cormorants A flight of doves A flight of goshawks A flight of swallows A flink of cows (twelve or more) A flock of sheep A flock of tourists A flotilla of ships A gaggle of geese A galaxy of stars A galaxy of starlets A gam of whales A gang of elk A gang of hoodlums A geek of engineers A giggle of girls A grist of bees

A peep of chickens A piteousness of doves A pitying of turtledoves A plague of locusts A platoon of soldiers A plump of waterfowl A pod of seals A pod of whales A pod of dolphins A ponder of philosophers A prickle of hedgehogs A pride of lions A rabble of rats
(-suggested by Roy Waller of BBC Radio Norfolk,

A raft of ducks A rafter of turkeys A range of mountains A remuda of extra cowboy mounts A richness of martens A ring of keys A rout of wolves A school of fish A sedge of cranes A set of mathematicians A shoal of bass A shrewdness of apes A siege of herons A singular of boars A skein of geese A skulk of foxes A slew of homework A slither of snakes
(-suggested by David Rachlin,

A chain of islands A charm of finches A chattering of choughs A chorus of angels A class of students A cloud of gnats A clowder of cats A cluster of grasshoppers A clutch of chicks A clutch of eggs A clutter of cats A collective of nouns A colony of ants A colony of bats A colony of beavers A colony of gulls A colony of penguins A colony of rats A company of parrots A company of soldiers A conflagration of arsonists A congregation of plovers A congregation of worshipers A congress of baboons A conspiracy of ravens A constellation of satellites A convocation of eagles A cover of coots A covey of grouse A covey of partridges A covey of pheasants A covey of quail A cowardice of curs A crash of rhinoceroses A crowd of onlookers A grove of trees A heap of trash A herd of elephants A hill of beans A hive of bees A horde of gnats A host of angels A host of sparrows A hover of trout A huddle of lawyers A husk of hares A kettle of hawks A kindle of kittens A knot of toads A leap of hares A leap of leopards A leash of foxes A litter of pigs A mob of kangaroos A murder of crows A murmuration of starlings A muster of peacocks A muster of storks A mute of hounds A nest of mice A nest of rabbits A nest of vipers A network of computers A number of mathematicians A nye of pheasants An ostentation of peacocks A pack of hounds A pack of rats* A pack of wolves A paddling of ducks A sloth of bears A sneak of weasels A sord of mallards A sounder of swine A spring of seals A spring of teal A squad of soldiers A staff of employees A stand of trees A streak of tigers A string of ponies A stud of mares A swarm of bees A swarm of rats A team of atheletes A team of ducks A team of horses A tidings of magpies A tribe of goats A tribe of monkeys A tribe of natives A trip of dotterel A trip of goats A troop of kangaroos A troup of performers A tumult of tubas A vagary of impediments A volery of birds A walk of snipe A watch of nightingales A wealth of information A wedge of geese (flying in a "V") A wedge of swans (flying in a "V") A whistle of modems (-suggested by Jerry Pournelle in a BYTE article-) .

A cruft of hackers A cry of hounds A culture of bacteria A deceit of lapwings A pair of horses A parliament of owls A party of jays A patch of flowers A wing of aircraft A wisdom of grandparents A wisp of snipe A woop of gorillas A yoke of oxen .

com/grammar/partsofspeech/nouns/collective/ Collective Nouns A collective noun is a word for a group of specific items.fleet ants . thieves division of soldiers drove of cattle fleet of airplanes. Some Collective Nouns: List of Collective Nouns by Collective Noun armada of ships army of caterpillars.dissimulation.herd apes . a group of baseball players is called a team.hive. a group of ships is called a cattle .colony.colony.library camels . a groupd of lions is called a pride.enchantedlearning. swarm antelopes . kine cats . penguins congregation of plovers.colony bears . volery boars . worshippers corps of giraffes coven of witches crowd of onlookers culture of bacteria deck of cards den of snakes. eggs company of actors colony of ants.belt bacteria . and a group of ants is called a colony. beavers. troupe airplanes .wad birds . soldiers bank of circuits battery of tests bed of clams.clutch experts .drove. animals or people. ponce chicks .troop. snakes belt of asteroids bevy of beauties bouquet of flowers brood of hens caravan of camels cete of badgers chain of islands clan of hyenas class of students cloud of gnats clowder of cats clutter of cats clutch of chicks. ships List of Collective Nouns by Noun actors . herd.culture bats .pack eggs .quiver asteroids .caravan candidates . lodge bees . bats.murder dogs .slate cards -deck caterpillars . lepers. swarm bills .panel fish . For example.clowder.clutch circuits . a group of cows is called a herd. cluster.sloth beauties .school flamingoes .sounder books .bevy beavers .Source : http://www. crows .stand . shrewdness arrows .

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