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
Historical Examples of gourami
A fish of Java, the Gourami (Osphronemus olfax), establishes an ovoid nest with the leaves of aquatic plants woven together.The Industries of Animals
The surgeon called it the gourami, and said that some successful attempts had been made to introduce the fish in American waters.
Achang called the fish the gourami, or something like that; but beyond this nothing was known about him.
noun plural -mi or -mis
Word Origin for gourami
type of freshwater fish, 1878, from Malay gurami.