How to Pronounce herds?

Correct pronunciation for the word "herds" is [hˈɜːdz], [hˈɜːdz], [h_ˈɜː_d_z].

"Herds" in context

Herds are groups of animals that live together, usually consisting of similar species such as cattle, goats, sheep, horses or deer. They can range in size from a few individuals up to hundreds or even thousands of animals. Herds work together to reduce vulnerability, provide better access to food and water, and provide mutual benefit in social hierarchy. For instance, there are benefits for a mother to be part of a herd with other mothers and their young, which helps the young to thrive. Some herds elect a leader to keep order and a sense of security, and this higher-ranking individual is usually the first animal to eat and drink when resources are available.

What are similar-sounding words for herds?

Usage over time for herds:

This graph shows how "herds" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

15 words made out of letters HERDS

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