Adonis belt

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Adonis belt (plural Adonis belts)

  1. (anatomy) The illiac furrows.
    • Apollo's belt, the iliac furrow, also known as an athlete's girdle, Apollo's Belt or an Adonis belt
      2011. Michael Squire, "The Art of the Body: Antiquity and Its Legacy" Page 61
      aficionados (or at least the more aesthetically minded among them) sometimes refer to this as an 'Apollo's belt' or 'Adonis girdle' – a classic case of reality mirroring art, rather than the other way round.
    I have been working hard on my cardio routine to develop a very pronounced Adonis belt.