Definition of gourami
: any of numerous African and Asian tropical freshwater bony fishes (order Perciformes): such asa : 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 and Etymology of gourami
Malay dialect (Java), from Javanese graméh
First Known Use: 1878See Words from the same year
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