Is there a word that is parent to "entity" and not on lines of "kind" or "all entities"?

Example: I have three "kinds" of entities, "forum", "topic", and "post".

I store them in a large area called "entities" as well which is confusing the heck out of me. I needed a different name.

entities: <<<<<<<< I need a better word here
    forumEntities:  entity1, entity2, entity3,
    topicsEntities: entity1, entity2, entity3,
    postsEntities:  entity1, entity2, entity3

So really the word I'm looking for is something to mean "all entity groups" or "various entity groups" or "entity baskets" or "entity branch".

I was thinking maybe worst case change the word entity to "stuff" then be like "stuffings > (stuffing === stuffs) > stuff"

    forumStuffs: stuff1, stuff2, stuff3
    topicStuffs: stuff1, stuff2, stuff3
    postStuffs:  stuff1, stuff2, stuff3

If you have any ideas better then "stuff" i'm all for abandoning the word "entity". Here is another I thought of, "entita" which is not a real word, I go the idea from the animal kingdom, phyla, phylum etc:

    formEntita == forumEntitys: entity1, entity2, entity3
  • 'Items' might do it for you.
    – Nigel J
    Commented Nov 1, 2017 at 23:51
  • Thanks @NigelJ but I didn't like that, I tired. Do you have any ideas along "stuff"?
    – Noitidart
    Commented Nov 2, 2017 at 0:24
  • "forum", "topic" and "post" are all types of blogEntry? Commented Nov 2, 2017 at 0:41
  • @RupertMorrish it was just a made up example. Thanks though.
    – Noitidart
    Commented Nov 2, 2017 at 1:24
  • Ah. In that case, how about "entityCollection"? Of if you want something more abstract, an "aggregate"? Commented Nov 2, 2017 at 2:20

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I'm adding this as an answer so it stops showing up in the "Unanswered" queue. The correct answer is above in the comments:

Thanks @RupertMorrish I think I'm going to do entitas > entita === entitys > entity. I got the idea from the animal kingdom, phyla, and organisms haha. – Noitidart Nov 3 at 7:45


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