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Collective Nouns

Dec 30th, 2021LanguageEnglish

In linguistic terms, a collective nouns refers to a collection of things when viewed as a whole. Many collective nouns are very generic (e.g. 'group') but others are very specific to a particular animal, for example. This collection is organized by collective noun, and the noun(s) to which they belong. Not all the collective nouns on this list are part of the official English lexicon, but are fun to see nontheless.