What are some examples of collective nouns?

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Feb 4, 2016

See Glossary for a list of collective nouns


Collective nouns represent a number of entities, as in 'herd' or 'congregation'. Many collective nouns have been developed over the years and can be quite quirky, as in "a murder of crows". There are also more prosaic collective nouns such as "an anthology of poems".