The main collective nouns for Giraffes are a corps, a herd, and a tower. Other collective nouns for Giraffes include a journey, a totter, and a stretch. The etymology of these collective nouns is related to the behavior of Giraffes. A corps is derived from the French word for body, referring to the group of Giraffes as a single body. A herd is derived from the Old English word for a group of animals, and a tower is derived from the way Giraffes stand in a tall, upright formation.