What is a collective nounA collective noun is a noun such as 'team' or 'fleet' that refers to a group of people or things. The collective noun for a group of lions is a pride. A collective noun is a special kind of noun that refers to a collection of objects — often animals — such as a bunch of grapes, a litter of kittens, or a set of cutlery. Given below is the complete list of all the collective nouns that are in current usage.
(see list of all collective nouns)