Term: human (n)
Literally meaning: “earthly being,”
Origin: Anc Greek
humanus(lat)(=man, human) >*χαμαί/hamai(=on the earth), under a spiritual sense of viewhumanus(lat)(=man, human) >*όμοιος/homoios(=the same, similar) as the prehistoric people could recognized similar species.
' ὡς αἰεὶ τὸν ὁμοῖον ἄγει θεὸς ὡς τὸν ὁμοῖον" (always the God leads the same to the same) Odyssey, 218
"..εἰ δὲ ταὐτὸν τυγχάνει ὂν ὅμοιόν τε καὶ οἰκεῖον, " "..if the same is also like relative "((Plato . Γοργίας, 510)
"..ὡς ὅμοιον ὁμοίῳ ἀεὶ πελάζει/os homoion homoio aei pelazei" Plato (Sympossium XIII) (“the same people get together” but it can be better expressed as “birds of a feather flock together”.
The latin word is "humanus" >homo(lat)(=man). There are many approaches for word's etymology with most accepted the sanscritic g, literally "earthling" in opposite to the God's origin.
Human is a mammal and member of the genus Homo.