noun, plural (especially collectively) gou·ra·mi, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) gou·ra·mis.
- gouldian finch,
- gouley's catheter,
- gounod, charles françois,
- gourd cup,
- gourd family,
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
noun plural -mi or -mis
Word Origin for gourami
type of freshwater fish, 1878, from Malay gurami.