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.
They are quite happy milling about, around the koi, gourami and school of tiger barbs we have.
A pair of gourami passed by it, disturbing its concentration, and it darted off behind a group of three or four water plants twisting gently in the clouds of rising bubbles from the aerator.
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.
And there are several different species of gouramis, but one of my favorite species is called the kissing gourami.
And they have elongated pectoral fins that almost look like antennae, but the kissing gourami does not have these.
Go to Todd in Cleveland, who's going to talk about the kissing gourami, right, Todd?
Sphaerichthys selatanensis - Crossband chocolate gourami
Jack, being Jack, filled the 335cm/11 'long garage with a 335 x 60 x 60cm/11' x 2 'x 2' tank and stocked it with Oscars, Giant gourami, Silver arowana and Ocellated garfish.
I don't have proof who did it, but I think the big blue gourami in my tropical fish tank killed - and ate - an algae-eating fish.