Osphromenus gorami
Gourami Gou"ra*mi, n. (Zo["o]l.) 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. [Written also {goramy}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Osphromĕnus — (O. Commers.), Gattung der Klippfische, der Gattung Chaetodon verwandt; Kopf u. Kiemenhaut haben Schuppen, auch die Wurzeln mehre Flossen; in der Rückenflosse sind mehre Stacheln, in jedem borstenartigen Strahl der Bauchflosse noch ein Stachel;… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Gorami — Gorami, Fisch, s.u. Osphromenus …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • goramy — Gourami Gou ra*mi, n. (Zo[ o]l.) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gourami — Gou ra*mi, n. (Zo[ o]l.) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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