pl. -·mies or -·mi
any of various families of tropical, freshwater percoid fishes; esp., a nest-building food fish (Osphronemus goramy) of Southeast Asia
Origin of gouramiMalay gurami
nounpl. gourami or gou·ra·mis or gou·ra·mies
Any of various freshwater fishes of Southeast Asia of the families Osphronemidae and sometimes Belontiidae, capable of breathing air and popular in home aquariums.
Origin of gouramiMalay gurami, carp, of Javanese origin.