steatopygous


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ste·a·top·y·gous

(stē'ă-top'i-gŭs),
Having excessively fat buttocks.

ste·a·top·y·gous

(stē'ă-top'i-gŭs)
Having excessively fat buttocks.
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In Lazy thoughts of a Lazy Woman the fat body is complemented by the woman's indulgent thoughts, often focussing on her sensual and sexualised body as the site of the woman's agency, like in "My Black Triangle" where she offers a sensuous exploration of her geography, which results in a strikingly vivid complement to her contemplation of her steatopygous self: "The black triangle/ sandwiched between the geography of my thigh/ is a bermuda of tiny atoms/ forever seizing/ and releasing/ the world/ (25).
4) McLeod recalls that the term steatopygous was coined in the 19th century to describe the buttocks of Hottentot women (23).