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Collective nouns

I wish I could remember half the things I write in here. I sometimes use it to collect thoughts and nuggets of homework but it doesn’t always help it stay in my brain.

Anyway, here, from a book I’m reading called “Camões Conseguiu Escrever Muito Para Quem Só Tinha Um Olho” are some collective nouns for things

  • Alcateia – Lobos
  • Arquipélago – Ilhas
  • Boiada – Vacas, Bois
  • Cáfila – Camelos
  • Coro – Cantores
  • Enxame – Abelhas
  • Feixe – Lenha (a bundle of firewood)
  • Frote – Navios, Aviões Carros
  • Girândola – Foguetes
  • Laranjal – Laranjeiras
  • Magote – Pessoas
  • Manada – Bois, Búfalos, Elefantes
  • Molho – Chaves, Lenha, Verdadura
  • Nuvem – Gafanhotos, Moscas, Mosquitos
  • Olival – Oliveira
  • Pomar – Árvores de Fruto
  • Ramo – Flores
  • Récua – Animais de Carga
  • Regimento – Soldados
  • Sobral – Sobreiros
  • Turma – Alunos
  • Vinha – Videiras

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