15 Most Absurd Collective Nouns

Most of you must be aware of common collective nouns like a pride of lions. a school of fish, a chatter of monkeys and so on.

But how do you feel about a murder of crows? Or a parade of elephants? Also, as small as they may be, a group of caterpillars is called an army.

There are more such bizarre collective nouns. Let’s take a look!

  1. An unkindness of ravens
  2. A business of ferrets or flies
  3. A tower of giraffes
  4. A bloat of hippos
  5. A conspiracy of lemurs
  6. A leap of leopards
  7. A prickle of porcupines
  8. A streak of tigers
  9. A stand of flamingos
  10. A crash of rhinoceroses
  11. An ostentation of peacocks
  12. A mustering of storks
  13. An intrusion of cockroaches
  14. A smack of jellyfish
  15. A romp of otters


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