clowder

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clowder

(ˈklɑʊdə)
n
(Animals) a collective term for a group of cats
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Clowder, Cludder, Clutter

 kendle or kindle of cats, 1801; a group of cats.
Example: clowder of cats.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clowder - a group of cats
domestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat - any domesticated member of the genus Felis
animal group - a group of animals
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