Venereal Terms: Names of Groups
(terms of Venery or group names from traditional terms of the hunt and some more modern creations that attempt to describe group characteristics of animals, humans, and groupings)
Venereal Terms (or traditional terminology) in these lists, or sections, are indicated with italics and "modern creations" are presented with normal text.
2. A company of actors.
3. A troupe of actors.
2. A squadron of airplanes.
When the allegist identifies the agent or agents that cause the ailment, he or she will recommend ways to avoid further exposure or put the patient on a regimen of medication to control the negative reactions to his or her health.
2. A body of anatomists.
Angels were considered warriors of God, from Latin hostis, "enemy". -Lipton
2. A cluster of antelopes.
3. A tribe of antelopes.
2. A union of carpenter ants.
3. A picnic of ants.
4. An army of ants.
5. A swarm of ants.
2. A troop of apes.
2. A quiver of arrows.
For a better understanding of where Venereal Terms came from and the reasons for their existence in the first place, go to this Group Names: Introduction to Venereal and Other Group Terms unit.
Here is an attempt to clarify the different "hunt, hunting" and the "love, fondness" terms: venat-, "hunt, hunting"; vener-, "love, sexual references"; Names for Groups or "Venery names"; Introduction to Venereal and Other Group Terms or "Venery names".