Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various freshwater fishes of the family Anabantidae of southeast Asia, capable of breathing air and popular in home aquariums.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An edible fresh-water fish of the Osphronemidae family.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A very largo East Indian freshwater fish (Osphromenus gorami), extensively reared in artificial ponds in tropical countries, and highly valued as a food fish. Many unsuccessful efforts have been made to introduce it into Southern Europe.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See goramy.

Etymologies

Malay gurami, carp, of Javanese origin.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Malay gurami, from Javanese gurami. (Wiktionary)

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