[goo-rah-mee] /gʊˈrɑ mi/

noun, plural (especially collectively) gourami (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) gouramis.
a large, air-breathing, nest-building, freshwater Asiatic fish, Osphronemus goramy, used for food.
any of several small, air-breathing, nest-building Asiatic fishes of the genera Trichogaster, Colisa, and Trichopsis, often kept in aquariums.
noun (pl) -mi, -mis
a large SE Asian labyrinth fish, Osphronemus goramy, used for food and (when young) as an aquarium fish
any of various other labyrinth fishes, such as Helostoma temmincki (kissing gourami), many of which are brightly coloured and popular aquarium fishes

type of freshwater fish, 1878, from Malay gurami.


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