HyperDic: animal_group

English > 1 sense of the expression animal group:
NOUNgroupanimal groupa group of animals
English > animal group: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA group of animals.
Member offauna, zoologyAll the animal life in a particular region or period
Narrowerbreed, strain, stockA special variety of domesticated animals within a species
broodThe young of an animal cared for at one time
casteIn some social insects (such as ants) a physically distinct individual or group of individuals specialized to perform certain functions in the colony
clowderA group of cats
colony(microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell
droveA group of animals (a herd or flock) moving together
flockA group of birds
flock, foldA group of sheep or goats
herdA group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
herdA group of wild mammals of one species that remain together
litterThe offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal
packA group of hunting animals
podA group of aquatic mammals
prideA group of lions
school, shoalA large group of fish
teamTwo or more draft animals that work together to pull something
warrenA colony of rabbits
Broaderbiological groupA group of plants or animals

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