1.) A Stand
This versatile collective noun is used in botany, forestry and agriculture. It denotes a group, grove or small forest of trees that belong to the same species.
2.) A Clump
Often applied to plants, this botanical term denotes a cluster of tightly grouped stalks, plants or trees. It can be applied to reeds, moss, seaweed and a variety of plants.
3.) A Brood
Used in zoology and farming, this collective noun describes a group of hatchlings or young animals born around the same time.
4.) A Bevy
This is another bird-related term, but it’s also applied to a group of females or an over-abundance of something.
5.) A Host
Famously used in William Wordsworth’s poem about daffodils, this versatile collective noun can be applied to a group of visitors, a flock of birds or any other large gathering.
6.) A Swarm
The word swarm implies a pesky bout of flying insects or other pests. It’s also a verb that denotes a cloud of flying bugs.
7.) A Pride
Similar to a flock, a pride is a collective noun used to describe a group of lions or impressive birds, such as ostriches or peacocks.
8.) A Bed
This marine term is used to describe the habitat where a colony of molluscs thrives. It is often applied to clams, mussels, oysters and similar bivalves.
9.) A School
A school isn’t only a place of learning. It’s also a term applied to a large group of social fish.
10.) A Band
This collective noun is exceptionally versatile. It is used to describe a tribe, a set of people with common interests, a group of musicians or a flock of animals.