Dictionary of Collectives
A collective noun is a descriptor for a group of entities of one kind, such as a herd of cows or a flock of birds. More interesting are a gaggle of geese or a murder of crows. This searchable dictionary contains most of the special collectives used in English. Use the Contact Page to advise of corrections, or forms we have missed.
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Results for G :
Geese (in flight) flock, skein, wedge (in a V)
Geese (on the ground) gaggle
Gnats cloud, horde, swarm
Goats drove, herd, tribe, trip
Goldfish glint, cloud
Grasshoppers cloud, cluster
Grouse covey, pack (in late season)
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