nGourami(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.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gourami. See Goramy.
Achang called the fish the gourami, or something like that; but beyond this nothing was known about him.