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 gang of buffaloes.
3. An obstinacy of buffaloes.
2. A confusion of bureaucrats.
3. An inefficiency of bureaucrats.
4. A waste of bureaucrats.
2. A rabble of butterflies.
2. A flock of camels.
The term candidate is derived from a person who was a candidatus, "clothed in white", which was symbolical of the supposed purity of the person.
2. A click of cardiologists.
3. A fibrillation of cardiologists.
2. A deck of cards.
2. A clutter of cats.
3. A kindle of young cats.
4. A cluster of house cats.
2. A herd of cattle.
2. An annoyance of cellular phones.
3. A craze of cellular phones.