Meaning of gourami

gou•ra•mi

Pronunciation: (goo-rä'mē), [key]
— pl. -mi, -mis.
  1. a large, air-breathing, nest-building, freshwater Asiatic fish, Osphronemus goramy, used for food.
  2. any of several small, air-breathing, nest-building Asiatic fishes of the genera Trichogaster, Colisa, and Trichopsis, often kept in aquariums.
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