Collective Noun for Toucans

What Is a Group of Toucans Called?

A group of toucans is called a durante.
Collective NounUsage
durantea durante of toucans
collective noun for toucans

durante of toucans

What Type of Word is "Durante"?

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

"Durante Is" or "Durante Are"?

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