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kissing gourami

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noun

a whitish labyrinth fish, Helostoma temmincki, found in southeastern Asia, noted for the habit of pressing its fleshy, protrusible lips against those of another: often kept in aquariums.

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Origin of kissing gourami

First recorded in 1930–35
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