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A small, brightly colored Asian labyrinth fish, popular in aquariums. It builds a nest of bubbles, which is typically guarded by the male.
- ‘We have a freshwater fish tank community of tetras, catfish, gouramis and loaches.’
- ‘Blue Gouramis are among those fish who possess a labyrinth organ, which allows them to breath air directly.’
- ‘If you want a somewhat larger Gourami in your aquarium, the Moonlight Gourami is a good option.’
Late 19th century: from Malay gurami.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.