English Phrases : Group of Peacocks





What do you call a Group of Peacocks?

We talk about a gaggle of geese, a litter of puppies and a school of dolphins.

By Mr. David, Australia – 3rd July-2007

The collective noun that is used with peacocks is muster. We talk about a muster of peacocks. The u is pronounced like the u in must, bust and dust.

A collective noun is the name given to a collection or group of persons or things taken as a single group or entity.

Examples:

• A herd of cows is crossing the road.

• A fleet of ships is sailing deep along the western coast.

• Army is called to rescue the boy caught in the flood.

In these sentences the words herd, fleet and army are collective nouns.

Herd means a group of cattle. Fleet means a group of ships.Few other collective nouns are police, gang, galaxy, family, team etc…





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