Category:English collective nouns
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English nouns that indicate groups of related things or beings, without the need of grammatical pluralization.
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English collective nouns, some still without articles:
- band of coyotes, etc.
- bevy of beauties.
- brood of chicks, etc.
- clutch of eggs, etc.
- colony of ants.
- flock of birds, sheep, etc.
- gaggle of geese.
- herd of cattle, sheep, etc.
- kindle of kittens
- litter of cubs, kittens, etc.
- mob of kangaroos, emus, etc.
- murder of crows.
- pack of dogs, etc.
- pod of whales or dolphins.
- pride of lions.
- school of fish.
- shoal of fish.
- swarm of bees, flies, etc.
There are many more that were devised in the 19th century but not in general use.
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