animal group

Definitions of animal group
  1. noun
    a group of animals
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    team
    two or more draft animals that work together to pull something
    brood
    the young of an animal cared for at one time
    flock
    a group of birds
    flock, fold
    a group of sheep or goats
    herd
    a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
    herd
    a group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra
    pack
    a group of hunting animals
    pod
    a group of aquatic mammals
    pride
    a group of lions
    clowder
    a group of cats
    school, shoal
    a large group of fish
    caste
    in some social insects (such as ants) a physically distinct individual or group of individuals specialized to perform certain functions in the colony
    colony
    (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell
    warren
    a colony of rabbits
    breed, stock, strain
    a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
    drove
    a group of animals (a herd or flock) moving together
    litter
    the offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal
    relay
    a fresh team to relieve weary draft animals
    bevy
    a flock of birds (especially when gathered close together on the ground)
    covert
    a flock of coots
    covey
    a small flock of grouse or partridge
    exaltation
    a flock of larks (especially a flock of larks in flight overhead)
    gaggle
    a flock of geese
    wisp
    a flock of snipe
    gam
    a herd of whales
    remuda
    the herd of horses from which those to be used the next day are chosen
    wolf pack
    a group of wolves hunting together
    bloodstock
    thoroughbred horses (collectively)
    pedigree
    line of descent of a purebred animal
    flight
    a flock of flying birds
    clutch
    a number of birds hatched at the same time
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    biological group
    a group of plants or animals
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