Collective Noun for Moles

What Is a Group of Moles Called?

A group of moles is called a labour.
Collective NounUsage
laboura labour of moles
collective noun for moles

labour of moles

Other Words for a Group of Moles

While labour is the most common collective noun for moles, a group of moles is also called a company.

What Type of Word is "Labour"?

The word "labour" is a collective noun. A collective noun is a word used to represent a group of people, animals, or things.

"Labour Is" or "Labour Are"?

Writers are often unsure whether to treat a collective noun like "labour" as singular or plural. As a general rule, you should treat a collective noun as singular. However, if the context of your sentence focuses on the individuals within the group, you should treat it as plural. For example:
  • The labour is moving nearer. correct tick
  • The labour are moving in different directions. correct tick
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.