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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various freshwater fishes of Southeast Asia of the families Osphronemidae and sometimes Belontiidae, capable of breathing air and popular in home aquariums.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See goramy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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

[Malay gurami, carp, of Javanese origin.]

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From Malay gurami, from Javanese gurami.

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