"Devil Fruit" has been featured, meaning it was chosen as an article of interest.
Devil Fruits are mystical fruits found in the world that can give the eater many different and varying kinds of strange and interesting abilities, depending on the type and variation of the fruit itself.
There are some seen only in the anime and different ones seen only in the manga. However, most of them appear in both and are crucial in the storyline where many main characters possess their powers.
According to Oda, a "certain professor" will explain the complex mechanisms behind all of the Devil Fruits in the series in the near future.
“ I once heard that all the Devil Fruits are the Sea Devil's incarnations. If you eat one you'll gain a special ability, but you won't be able to swim. ”
— Shanks speaks to Buggy on Devil Fruits
The Devil Fruits as described by Morgan