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herd

noun /həːd/
a group of animals of one kind that stay, or are kept, together
troupeau
a herd of cattle a herd of elephant(s).
-herd a person who looks after a herd of certain kinds of animals
gardien/-ienne (de troupeau)
a goat-herd.
herdsman /ˈhəːdz-/ noun a person who looks after a herd of animals.
pâtre
the herd instinct the tendency to behave, think etc like everyone else.
instinct grégaire
In large crowds, such as at a football match, the herd instinct often kicks in.
Translations of “herd”
in Korean 무리…
in Arabic قَطيع…
in Italian mandria, branco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獸群, 牧群, 芸芸眾生,人群…
in Russian стадо…
in Turkish büyükbaş hayvan sürüsü, sürü…
in Polish stado…
in Spanish rebaño, manada, piara…
in Portuguese manada, rebanho…
in German die Herde…
in Catalan ramat…
in Japanese (動物の)群れ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 兽群, 牧群, 芸芸众生,人群…
(Definition of herd from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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