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  Collective noun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Collective nouns (also known as terms of venery, veneral nouns or nouns of assemblage) in English are subject-specific words used to define a grouping of people, animals, objects or concepts.
Some alternatives for collective nouns can be clearly traced to the evolution of pronunciation in different areas (hence a "parcel of hogs" and a "passel of hogs").
The all-time champion collective noun is "set", for it can legitimately be used as a collective noun for a vast number of concepts (a set of ideals, plans, ambitions, principles, objectives, mathematical objects, etc) or inanimate (typically manufactured) objects (knives, spoons, keys, dinnerware, manuals, etc).
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 Collective noun - Wikipedia
A collective noun is a word used to define a grouping of people, animals, objects or concepts.
The all-time champion collective noun is "set", for it can legitimately be used as a collective noun for a vast number of concepts (a set of ideals, plans, ambitions, principles, objectives, etc) or inanimate (typically manufactured) objects (knives, spoons, keys, dinnerware, manuals, etc).
In addition to subject-specific collective nouns, there are a number of collective nouns that deal wth specific quantities: eg.
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 Read about Collective noun at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Collective noun and learn about Collective noun here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
For example, in the phrase "a pride of lions", pride is a collective noun.
Many of these original collective nouns are archaic: a "harass of horses" doesn't seem to have been used much since the
denotation of "uncertain" should not be taken to mean that the noun is categorically wrong, but only that no verification has been found (as yet) in a dictionary.
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 Site Contents at the free Online Encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
List of collective nouns for fish, invertebrates, and plants
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List of collective nouns for reptiles and amphibians
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 RVHS Library Notes Newsletter June 21, 2000
A nice short page with a list of over 150 collective nouns for animals (a charm of finches); the commonly associated sounds that various animals make (ducks quack, deer bell); the various names given to animal young (a baby kangaroo is a joey); and animal adjectives (if you are foxlike, you're said to be vulpine).
Collective nouns or group names for all sorts of critters.
Collected in 1994-1997 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Data Program and published by the Consumers Union in February 1999, this report is a real eye opener.
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 Encyclopedia: Collective nouns
List of collective nouns by collective term A_K
Collective nouns (also known as terms of venery or nouns of assemblage) in English are subject-specific words used to define a grouping of people, animals, objects or concepts.
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 Alibris: Nouns
Explores the plural forms of 100 irregular nouns such as mouse/mice in humorous rhymes and tongue twisters.
Poems derived from old collective nouns for animals, such as "a murder of crows" and "a leap of leopards".
This compact, illustrated dictionary offers explanations and references for the English language's most delightful collective nouns, from a pride of lions to a gaggle of geese to a pool of secretaries.
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Reptile species include lizards, snakes, turtles and tortoises, crocodiles and alligators, and tuataras.
Amphibian species include frogs and toads, salamanders, newts, and sirens, and caecilians.
Although reptiles and amphibians have some physical similarities, they are not the same kind of animal.
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Some collective nouns have been circulated on websites for humourous reasons.
This article doesn't attempt to provide etymologies; these can be found in a dictionary of etymology.
Here is one:--"As autumn's dark storms pour from two echoing streams from high rocks meet and mix, and roar on the plain: loud, troubled noise of the ocean when roll the waves on high; as the the theoretically best arrangement is fully carried out in each of adjectives before the substantives, the predicate and copula.
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 List of collective nouns for birds - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
List of collective nouns for birds - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
An exhaustive (though possibly partly fictitious) list of collective nouns for birds (http://www.nzbirds.com/Collective.html)
List of collective nouns for birds and External link.
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 collective noun for reptile and amphibian - Business Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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Fish; Amphibians and Reptiles; People; Miscellaneous; Some That Might Be Many of these collective nouns are beautiful and evocative, even poetic.
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 Lists of collective nouns - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of collective nouns by collective term L-Z
List of collective nouns for animals, see List of animal names
This page was last modified 08:09, 20 August 2005.
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 2004 CHS columns by Ellin Beltz
Iguanas are only one of 40 or so non-native species of reptiles and amphibians which can be found in the Miami area, many at the expense of local amphibians and reptiles.
Most of the reptiles are smuggled into the country by traders who go to great lengths to get them through Customs.
A snake catcher said that some of the things that had been set out to catch the snake had been tampered with, which may have led authorities to search the condominium where the tenants were reported moving tanks in and out at night and keeping caged rabbits on the porch.
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 2004 CHS columns by Ellin Beltz
Her anapsid.org web page on collective nouns for types of animals was featured in the "NetWatch" column in Science Magazine, Volume 303, March 26, 2004.
Illegal owners and traders are the target in a tough national crackdown on the ownership of the reptiles that are smuggled into Australia.
Red-eared sliders were the most common species of reptile turned in during a recent amnesty in Australia's Northern Territory.
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 Homework Help for Kids
Find information about: birds; fish and sea creatures; insects and spiders; mammals; and reptiles and amphibians.
A list of plurals, collective nouns, sounds, gender and offspring for animals.
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 reptiles tag on tagbert.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The lizard is 75 cm long, and experts are quite stunned that the...
Pharyngula: Q: What unique organ is found only in mammals, but not in fish, amphibians, reptiles, or birds?
The title and that little picture to the left ought to be hint enough, but if not, read on.
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 WIReD: Animal Congregation Names - SJLibrary.org
Collective nouns or group names for all sorts of animals.
Organized into lists of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, fish, and invertebrates.
Also lists books which explain the origin of some of these names.
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 List of collective nouns for reptiles and amphibians - Wikpedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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 : Collective Nouns : The 7venian Network, Welcome to the world of 7ven!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
I came across this site with lots of interesting and useful collective nouns for:
Some That Might Be One of the many oddities of the English language is the multitude of different names given to collections or groups, be they beasts, birds, people or things.
There are alot I dont know off so just wanna say...
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 Collective Nouns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
One of the many oddities of the English language is the multitude of different names given to collections or groups, be they beasts, birds, people or things.
Many of these collective nouns are beautiful and evocative, even poetic.
Some That Might Be A balance of accountants
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Show your knowledge of life and growth cycles of plants and animals.
Drag pictures of animals to their correct class (mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, insects)
Click on the correct collective nouns for groups of animals.
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 Round Rock Public Library Reference Internet Websites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Offers ready access to information on every recognized species of amphibian in the world.
It also provides a map showing the two places.
University of Texas at Austin Map Collection http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/Map_collection.html
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