/etc/group is limited to 1024 characters per line, but you can easily work
around this by making multiple groups with different names, but the same GID.
/usr/etc/grpck has a hard-wired limit of 512.
If you use NIS, which stores group entries in dbm format, the limit is a
little less than 1024, because the group name itself gets stored twice.
Thanks to all who answered my question,
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