Stanimal definition

Seeing as this term has been used in many places without a proper definition that may aide our ESL fellows:

Stanimal, n.,

A sobriquet, often meant endearingly, for Stan programmers. Often 
the stanimal is a developer or expert in Stan who shares and promotes 
their Stan programming knowledge. A portmanteau of Stan and animal. 

Known Misnomers (AKA): Stanian, Stanizen, Disciples of Ulam (rare).