What are the collective nouns?
A collective noun is a noun used to group people or things in a descriptive way.
- an army of ants
- a band of gorillas
- a bed of roses
- a caravan of camels
- a dazzle of zebras
- an exaltation of angels
- a flotilla of boats
- a gang of thieves
- a huddle of penguins
- an illusion of magicians
- a kaleidoscope of butterflies
- a library of books
- a mob of kangaroos
- a nest of vipers
- an ostentation of peacocks
- a pack of cards
- a plague of locusts
- a range of mountains
- a sheaf of wheat
- a troop of soldiers
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Some collective nouns for clouds are a scurry of clouds, a souffle of clouds, a bank of clouds.
Universe ~ Everything. Galactic cluster - > 1 Galaxy. Galaxy ~ 50+ billion stars. Dwarf Galaxy ~ 50 billion stars. Solar system. 1 or more stars. Star - Centre of so…lar system(s) . Hypergiant . Supergiant . Red Giant . Red Dwarf . Yellow Dwarf . White Dwarf . Neutron star . Black Hole . Planet - Object that revolves around a star. Dwarf Planet - Object that revolves around a star, which does not meet the IEA standards for a planet. . Moon - Object that revolves around a planet.. Comet - An icy object that revolves around a star. Asteroid - A rocky object that revolves around a star. NB : Planets can be larger than stars on occasions.. Moons can be larger than planets. E.g Ganymede.
A collective noun is a word used to group people or things takentogether as one whole. Examples: . an army of ants . a barrel of monkeys . a crew of sailor . a de…n of thieves . a fleet of cars
The collective nouns for 'dust' are a layer of dust, a cloud ofdust.
Collective nouns for people are: . a crowd of people . a group of people . a line of people . a queue of people.
The collective noun is a parley of musical instruments.
Collective nouns for bananas: . a cluster of bananas (on the tree) . a bunch of bananas . a hand of bananas
A collective noun is a word used to group people or things takentogether as one whole. Examples of collective nouns: . abandonment of orphans . absence of waiters . army …of ants . army of frogs . ascension of larks . bag of tricks . bale of turtles . band of angels . band of coyotes . band of gorillas . band of muscians . band of pirates . bank of elevators . barrel of monkeys . barren of mules . bask of alligators . bed of oysters . bench of magistrates . bevy of beauties . bevy of quails . blessing of unicorns . block of flats . board of directors . body of pathologists . bouquet of flowers . brace of ducks . brace of pheasants . brood of hens . bunch of grapes . bushel of corn . bushel of crabs . caravan of camels . chain of mountains . charm of finches . charm of hummingbirds . chest of drawers . class of students . cloud of grasshoppers . cluster of stars . clutch of eggs . collection of stamps . colony of ants . colony of beavers . colony of penguins . company of actors . company of owls . congregation of crocodiles . congress of baboons . convocation of eagles . coven of witches . covey of quail . crew of sailors . den of thieves . fleet of cars . fleet of ships . flight of cormorants . flock of birds . flock of sheep . flock of tourists . gaggle of geese . gang of hoodlums . group of onlookers . herd of buffalo . host of sparrows . kindle of kittens . knot of toads . litter of puppies . mob of kangaroos . murder of crows . murmuration of starlings . nest of snakes . network of computers . pack of wolves . pack of cards . pack of cigarettes . pack of gum . pack of lies . pack of wolves . panel of experts . pod of porpoises . pod of whales . posse of lawmen . pride of peacocks . pride of lions . school of fish . sedge of cranes . shoal of minnows . stable of horses . string of ponies . swarm of bees . swarm of eels . swarm of flies . team of mules . team of oxen . team of players . troop of scouts . troop of soldiers . troupe of acrobats . troupe of minstrels . warren of rabbits
The collective nouns for bushes are a clump of bushes and a hedgeof bushes. The collective nouns for corn are a shock of corn, a sheaf of corn,and a shock of corn.
The standard collective nouns for geese are 'a flock of geese' or'a gaggle of geese'. When geese are in the air they are alsoreferred to as skein, team, wedge, or plump of gee…se. The termplump is only used when the birds are flying in close formation andthe term wedge is derived from the V-formation. The collective nouns for grapes are 'a cluster of grapes' and 'abunch of grapes'. The collective nouns for wolves are 'a pack of wolves' and 'a route(rout) of wolves'.
There is no standard collective noun for the noun 'rules'. However,any noun that suits the situation can function as a collectivenoun, such as a book of rules.
Examples of collective nouns for the letter M are: . a match of nightingales . a measure of surveyors . a marvel of unicorns . a mass of Catholics . a meeting of Quaker…s . a melody of harpists . a memory of elephants . a menagerie of animals . a mischief of mice . a mob of kangaroos . a murder of crows . a murmuration of starlings . a muster of peacocks . a mute of hares
In Collective Nouns
There is no standard collective noun for a group of chapters.However, any noun that suits a situation can function as acollective noun; for example, a jumble of chapters, a se…ries ofchapters, an assemblage of chapters, etc. The noun 'chapter' is a standard collective noun for a chapter ofcanons.
In Collective Nouns
The standard collective noun is a bunch of bananas.
In Collective Nouns
Examples of collective nouns that start with the letter 'o' are: . an obeisance of servants . an obscurity of poets . an orchard of trees . an orchestra of crickets .… an orchestra of musicians . an order of waiters . an ostentation of peacocks
In Collective Nouns
Examples of collective nouns that start with 's' are: . a school of fish . a scintillation of starlings . a scold of jays . a scolding of nuns . a scourge of mosquit…oes . a scurry of squirrels . a sedge of herons . a set of tools . a sheaf of wheat . a shiver of sharks . a shoal of fish . a shower of meteors . a shrewdness of apes . a siege of cranes . a skein of geese . a skulk of foxes . a sleuth of bears . a smack of jellyfish . a sneak of weasels . a sounder of swine . a squabble of seagulls . a squadron of swans . a squeal of piglets . a staff of employees . a stand of flamingos . a stare of owls . a streak of tigers . a stretch of giraffes . a string of pearls . a suit of clothes . a suite of furniture . a sulk of teenagers . a swarm of bees
The standard collective noun for a group of unruly people is a mob of people.