gourami

noun gou·ra·mi \ gü-ˈrä-mē \

Definition of gourami

plural gourami or gouramis also gouramies
: any of numerous African and Asian tropical freshwater bony fishes (order Perciformes): such 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 and Etymology of gourami

Malay dialect (Java), from Javanese graméh


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