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gourami

noun gou·ra·mi \gü-ˈrä-mē\
plural gou·ra·mi or gou·ra·mis also gou·ra·mies

Definition of GOURAMI

:  any of numerous African and Asian tropical freshwater bony fishes (order Perciformes): as
a :  a large Asian food fish (Osphronemus goramy of the family Osphronemidae)
b :  any of various small fishes (families Belontiidae and Helostomatidae) often kept in aquariums

Origin of GOURAMI

Malay dialect (Java), from Javanese graméh
First Known Use: 1878

Rhymes with GOURAMI

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