Complete Definition of "flock"

English

Etymology
Old English flocc

Pronunciation
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:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Ék|-Ék

Noun
en-noun

  1. A large number of birds, especially gathered together for the purpose of migration.
  2. A large number of sheep kept together
  3. a large number of people
  4. coarse tufts of wool or cotton used in bedding

Synonyms
bunch, gaggle, horde, host, legion, litter, nest, rabble, swarm, throng

Translations
trans-top|birds
Czech: t-|cs|hejno|n
Danish: flok g|Danish
Finnish: parvi, lauma, katras
French: t+|fr|vol|m, t+|fr|bande|f, t+|fr|groupe|m
German: t+|de|Schwarm|m
Icelandic: t+|is|flokkur|m, t+|is|hópur|m
Italian: t-|it|stormo|m
Lithuanian: pulkas f
trans-mid
Portuguese: t+|pt|bando|m
Slovene: jata f
Swedish: t-|sv|flock|c
Telugu: à°à±à°à°ªà± (guMpu)
Turkish: t+|tr|sürü
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trans-top|sheep
Czech: t-|cs|stádo|n
Danish: flok g|Danish
German: t+|de|Herde|f
Icelandic: hjörð f
Italian: t+|it|branco|m, t+|it|gregge|m
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|ÚاÙ
Swedish: t-|sv|flock|c
Turkish: t+|tr|sürü
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trans-top|people
German: t+|de|Herde|f
Icelandic: t+|is|hópur|m
Italian: t+|it|folla|f
trans-mid
Swedish: flock#Swedish|flock c, hop, folkmassa
Turkish: sürü taboo
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Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To congregate in or head towards a place in large numbers.
  2. transitive To coat a surface with dense fibers or particles

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L3+ (AutoFormat? would have corrected level of Translations)
Icelandic: hópast saman
Swedish: flockas
Telugu: à°à±à°®à°¿à°à±à°¡à± (gumigUDu)

Category:English collective nouns


Swedish

Noun
flock c
sv-noun-reg-ar

  1. flock of sheep or goats
  2. flock of birds
  3. flock of people
  4. pride of lions
  5. pack of wolves or dogs
  6. pod of whales

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