noun, plural (especially collectively) gou·ra·mi, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) gou·ra·mis.
Origin of gourami
Examples from the Web for gourami
Achang called the fish the gourami, or something like that; but beyond this nothing was known about him.
The surgeon called it the gourami, and said that some successful attempts had been made to introduce the fish in American waters.
A fish of Java, the Gourami (Osphronemus olfax), establishes an ovoid nest with the leaves of aquatic plants woven together.The Industries of Animals|Frdric Houssay
British Dictionary definitions for gourami
noun plural -mi or -mis
Word Origin for gourami
Word Origin and History for gourami
type of freshwater fish, 1878, from Malay gurami.