Collective Noun for Peacocks

What Is a Group of Peacocks Called?

A group of peacocks is called a muster.
Collective NounUsage
mustera muster of peacocks
collective noun for peacocks

muster of peacocks

Other Words for a Group of Peacocks

While muster is the most common collective noun for peacocks, a group of peacocks is also called an ostentation or pride.

What Type of Word is "Muster"?

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

"Muster Is" or "Muster Are"?

Writers are often unsure whether to treat a collective noun like "muster" 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 muster is moving nearer. correct tick
  • The muster are moving in different directions. correct tick
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.