Usage note
This word may also be spelled “cardume.”
masculine noun
1. (group of fish) 
a. shoal 
El delfín no pudo atrapar ningún pez del cardumen.The dolphin couldn't catch any fish from the shoal.
b. school 
El cardumen de peces se movía rápidamente.The school of fish moved quickly.
2. (large quantity) (Chile) (Colombia) (Uruguay) 
a. horde (of people) 
Un cardumen de personas salió del tren.A horde of people came out of the train.
b. mass (of people) 
Cardúmenes de turistas entraban y salían del Louvre.Masses of tourists came in and out of the Louvre.
c. bunch (of things) 
El pintor salió de su taller con un cardumen de pinceles en los brazos.The painter left his workshop with a bunch of paintbrushes in his arms.
1 (Pesca) shoal
2 (And) (S. Cone) (muchos) mass
un cardumen de gente a mass of people; a load of people (familiar)
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