three-spot gourami

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Definition of three-spot gourami

: a small gourami (Trichogaster trichopterus) of southeastern Asia introduced into other countries as an aquarium fish

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History and Etymology for three-spot gourami

so called from the spot at the body center, the spot at the caudal base, and the prominent eye

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“Three-spot gourami.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/three-spot%20gourami. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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